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Bake the Book: Black Sesame Lace Cookies

Sweets Caroline Russock Post a comment

Just prior to opening Flour in 2000, Joanne Chang was featured in the Boston Globe for a story all about cookies, and it was a giant photo of these Black Sesame Lace Cookies that illustrated the story. These cookies were a holdover from Chang's days as a pastry chef, where she made these delicate, sesame dotted rounds to garnish bowls of ice cream and sorbet. More

Black Sesame Lace Cookies

Serious Eats Caroline Russock Post a comment

In the intro to Flour, Joanne Chang talks about her traditional Chinese upbringing, which was sadly devoid of sweets. These Black Sesame Lace Cookies take flavors of her childhood and combine them with her later-in-life love affair with pastry for ethereally light, crisp cookies. More

Scooped: Black Sesame and Orange Ice Cream

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz 15 comments

In Asia, black sesame ice cream is as classic a flavor as vanilla in the States. There's not much to improve on it—it just works. Ground black sesame seeds take on the texture of tahini in that "so creamy it changes your perception of what creamy can be" sort of way. The rich, roasted flavors of the seeds, which give off an aroma as complex as fine chocolate, are a perfect match for a light custard. More

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